Guided tour

U Street Neighborhood Food Tour

4.8 / 5

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Activity provider:Blue Fern Travel
Guided tour

U Street Neighborhood Food Tour

Activity provider:Blue Fern Travel

From US$ 112 per person

Explore one of DC's most influential neighborhoods. Enjoy tastings enough for lunch while learning the history of the U Street area through local restaurants, street murals, art, and architecture.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Enjoy tastings from a variety of local restaurants on a 3-hour walking tour
  • Discover an iconic DC neighborhood where the locals live
  • Get to know the area formerly known as 'Black Broadway'
  • Explore the street art, architecture, and history of U Street
Full description

Step into a neighborhood rich with local DC history. Away from the monuments and the memorials, U Street is not Washington, but the Real DC. Discover DC's diverse culinary roots and history while we stroll and chat about the heyday of “Black Broadway” and the role this area played in during the Jazz Era. You’ll be surprised to learn how many household names had their start in the little clubs along this corridor. Sample quintessential DC flavors while we reveal stories behind tucked away murals, sculptures, and the artists who created them. Learn about the Civil Rights riots that shaped the city and changed its landscape for years to come. Explore the architecture and evolution of this neighborhood as it continues to change today. We will taste a variety of cuisines whose flavor contribute directly to the stories and the history of this authentically DC neighborhood. U Street is an essential spot in DC and is not to be missed! A portion of each ticket is donated to Bread for the City, a charity that provides services to DC locals including providing food, clothing, and legal and medical services.

  • Local guide
  • All tastings
  • Water
  • Gratuities for tour guide

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Meeting point

Ben's Chili Bowl, 1213 U Street NW, Washington DC, 20009.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking, vegetarian options are available and accommodations can be made for food allergies or other requirements
  • It is recommended to dress appropriately for the weather because the tour takes place rain or shine
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes because the tour will cover 3 miles in 2 hours
  • A portion of each ticket sale is donated to Bread for the City, a local charity
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4.8 /5

based on 10 reviews

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Es war eine sehr tolle Tour!

December 27, 2022


December 27, 2022

November 20, 2022

Product ID: 54851